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  • Short Summary

    Television pictures are beamed from France to USA by Telstar satellite.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    France receives Telstar, United States of America (USA) and France.

    VS US Telstar Satellite being prepared in Andover American Laboratory. LS at night of Thor Delta Rocket launching at Cape Canaveral. Animation of satellite in space with beams connecting France with USA.

    CU TV receiver screen with US flag flying.

    VS of tracking equipment on the Pleumeur-Bodou tracking station in Brittany. MS inside the station showing engineers checking equipment. VS the complex beam tracker at Pleumeur-Bodou. MS French television engineers waiting. VS of activity at the Pleumeur-Bodou station as the first transatlantic TV show with French film star Yves Montand is transmitted to USA.

    Date on dope sheet is 16/07/1962.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3058.03
    Media URN:
    86877
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:11:00 / 01:04:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 3641 A

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